With collegiate and junior hockey seasons drawing near, the Buffalo Sabres hired former players Tim Kennedy and Nathan Paetsch as development coaches on Tuesday.
Lawmakers don’t have a specific seat at the negotiating table, but they are likely going to have to be willing to approve – for years to come – annual state budgets that will, if the Buffalo Bills have their way, include payments of some kind for a new NFL stadium.
The plan emphasizes seclusion and nature, with social activities along the streets.
The practice of taking away driving privileges from those unable to pay was an example of the high cost of being poor.
Potentially hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers who had their driving licenses suspended because they could not afford to pay fines for traffic infractions are getting their driving privileges restored under a new law that took effect this week.
Anyone who lives in the Northtowns knows that when you drive east, or west on Niagara Falls Boulevard at Erie Avenue in Niagara County the CSX…
Casts and crews for Disney’s "Frozen," "Tootsie" and "To Kill A Mockingbird" are taking advantage of the state's theatrical production tax credit to pump an expected $25 million into the WNY economy.
Several legislators said they found little interest in their districts for tearing the Skyway down, though some said it hadn't aroused strong feelings one way or the other.
"The day will come when the functionally obsolete Skyway must come down. Until then, there are plenty of traffic and infrastructure projects the region can tackle to move our waterfront and roadways toward reaching their full potential," writes The News Editorial Board.
The announcement Monday by Higgins and State Sen. Tim Kennedy, who chairs the Senate Transportation Committee, to distance themselves from the study came after a lack of success in convincing the state to create an at-grade alternate route.
The Friday announcement outside the agency's 737 Delaware Ave. office offered the kind of mixed emotions that Avi and Julie Israel have dealt with since they started Save the Michaels of the World after the death of their 20-year-old son.
While we remain skeptical about a “build it and they will come” approach to the rail service between Niagara Falls and Toronto, there is an ar…
Without the study, passenger train advocates fear New York State won't be able to take full advantage of the geyser of rail dollars expected later this year.
In 2019, frontline community leaders, grassroots environmentalists, union members, faith-based congregations and elected officials from across…
The plan calls for re-creating the historic Canal District by bringing back a neighborhood with small-scale apartments and other structures.
Internet betting on any range of sports contests – allowing people to bet on their laptops from home or the office or on their phones while in the stadium watching a Buffalo Bills game – should be operating by year's end.
The boulevard plan calls for at-grade and elevated roads, seven new bridges, and the removal of three bridges along a 2.6-mile stretch from Route 5/Tifft Street to a new on-ramp at Seneca Street.
We need our lawmakers to use their pulpits to preach fiscal responsibility as budget negotiations proceed toward the March 31 deadline, the News Editorial Board says.
Where do Western New York Democrats in power in Albany stand on whether Cuomo should resign now? In public statements and in response to questions from The Buffalo News, all but one laid out their positions.
Brown will run again, looking to shatter the four-term record he shares with Jimmy Griffin.
A consortium of youth-serving agencies will advise on the project and provide follow-up services for children and families.
The governor’s budget plan calls for cuts or funding freezes in a number of major capital construction programs designed to address New York’s deteriorating patchwork of state and local highways, streets, rail crossings and bridges.
New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins' appointment of Buffalo Sen. Tim Kennedy as chairperson of the State Senate Tran…